| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When Ryan Hopper heads toward the finish line at the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon next month, he knows those marathoners he ran with in the Boston Marathon in April will be deeply embedded in his thoughts.
“I want to run for the runners...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:58 PM
A man discovered unresponsive under a bridge in the North Park neighborhood this week became the third person to die from causes related to cold exposure this season, authorities said.
David Kraft, 52, who was believed to be homeless and gave his home...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 4:36 PM
A Northwest Side man was ordered held in lieu of $5,000 bail Sunday after he was charged with pretending to be a firefighter to get out of a traffic ticket.
Daniel R. Shafranski, 44, of the 5800 block of West Peterson Avenue, was pulled over at about 10...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:43 AM
A Chicago police officer was injured this morning after she was bitten by a dog during an armed robbery investigation that nabbed several people in the North Park neighborhood, officials said.
The female officer was taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital for...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Mike Conway had quite a first season as North Park University's football coach.
His team not only ended a 13-year, 89-game conference losing streak but also went on to win two more games in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The past year was a momentous one for the widely admired Chicago guitarist Bobby Broom.
His first album made up entirely of original compositions, "Upper West Side Story" (Origin Records), won richly deserved critical accolades and considerable airplay,...
| Mar 31, 2013
Allison Klotz remembers the scene perfectly.
It's 1974, and she is in her family's driveway. She is about to depart California for Chicago, where North Park College and nursing school await. Her mother is taking pictures, her father is scrambling...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:07 AM
UPDATE -- A Northwest Side 10-year-old boy who had been missing since Sunday evening has been found safe and has returned to his family, police said. No other details are available.
| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:53 PM
The body of a 40-year-old woman was recovered this morning from the Chicago River near Foster Avenue, police said.
The body was spotted around 8 a.m. in the 5300 block of North Riversedge Terrace in the North Park community area on the Far Northwest...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Police have issued an alert about a man in his 20s who has been exposing himself and trying to grab girls in the Albany Park and North Park neighborhoods. The man has stopped girls after...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:31 PM
A 49-year-old woman was pronounced dead after being pulled from the North Branch of the Chicago River in the North Park neighborhood, officials said.
The call came in at about 12:27 p.m that a person had gone into the the river at 3035 W. Foster Ave.,...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Here's an update on the progress at the Morse Museum in Winter Park, as it continues work on its major expansion. Just a few more months till the grand debut. The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art will open its new galleries to the public on...